Graduate Researchers

  • Ashley Conley

    Ashley Conley


    5th year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Chemistry, B.S. Applied Mathematics, The Ohio State University, 2016

    Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

    Research Interests: Optoelectronics, Materials Chemistry, Sustainability

    Email: ac4gt@virginia.edu

  • Sangeun (Steve) Jung

    Sangeun (Steve) Jung


    5th year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, Penn State University, 2017

    Hometown: Seoul, Republic of Korea

    Research Interests: Metal Organic Frameworks based conductive materials and their applications

    Email: sj3kb@virginia.edu

  • Natalie Smith

    Natalie Smith


    4th year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Chemistry-Engineering, Washington and Lee University, 2018

    Hometown: Richmond, VA

    Research Interests: Nanofluidic, Metal-organic Frameworks

    Email: ns7zv@virginia.edu

  • Prince Verma

    Prince Verma


    4th year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.Tech. Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, India, 2017

    Hometown: Uttar Pradesh, India

    Research Interests: Thin films of Zr-based Metal Organic Frameworks

    Email: pkv2eu@virginia.edu

  • Ankit Dhakal

    Ankit Dhakal


    1st year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Chemistry-Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2021

    Hometown: Biratnagar, Nepal

    Research Interests: Metal Organic Framework polymer composite systems and their applications

    Email: wfx7gm@virginia.edu

  • Meagan Phister

    Meagan Phister


    1st year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Engineering Science, Sweet Briar College, 2020

    Hometown: Moneta, VA

    Research Interests: Optoelectronics, Sustainability

    Email: hjv7vt@virginia.edu